Two recently released NIH Notices pertain
to the NIH Fiscal Policy to be implemented for the remainder of 2011.
The policies reflect final budget determinations as specified in the
recently enacted Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations
Act of 2011 (P.L. 112-10).
The first notice, NIH Fiscal Policy for
Grant Awards - FY 2011, describes NIH polices for: 1) Non-Competing
Research Awards (all ICs except NCI), 2) Non-Competing Research Awards
(NCI), 3) Competing Research Awards, and 4) New Investigators. Check
out this policy here: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-11-068.html
The ORA is conducting monthly meetings
regarding sponsored research-related topics. To view the schedule
for these meetings as well as the Grants 101 course training schedule,
click here: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bin/q/v/
This summer's conference, "Probiotics,
Intestinal Microbiota and the Host: Physiological and Clinical Implications"
will be held July 24-29, 2011 at the Carefree Resort in Carefree,
Arizona. The FASEB Summer Conferences provide inter-disciplinary exchanges
on cutting-edge research presented by the world's best scientists.
Participation is limited. The early registration
deadline is June 1, 2011. For more information, and to register,